15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Devils Tower
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Canon City
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Hulett Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Devils Tower trip planner.

New York City to Devils Tower is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Devils Tower. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Devils Tower, with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hulett, Crook County Museum
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Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

2
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Dakota Hot Springs will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum and Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center, learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, see the interesting displays at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, and tee off at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Canon City day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Devils Tower to Canon City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Devils Tower in August, you will find days in Canon City are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Canon City

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Pikes Peak Historical Society Museum, Dakota Hot Springs, Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum, Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center
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Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum ©
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum of Utah and Hill Aerospace Museum. Get some cultural insight at Temple Square and Church History Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Springville Museum of Art (in Springville), Park City Museum (in Park City) and John Hutchings Museum of Natural History (in Lehi). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum and get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip builder app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Canon City to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Canon City in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 67°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lehi, Hill Aerospace Museum, Park City Museum, Springville Museum of Art
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Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Hill Aerospace Museum ©
Hill Aerospace Museum

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Uncle Tom's Trail and Yellowstone National Park. S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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